Sara Lee Workers Get Another Shot At FLSA Claims

Law360, New York (June 15, 2010, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has granted hourly workers at Sara Lee Corp. the chance to amend their lawsuit to include claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, rather than file an altogether new — and likely time-barred — donning and doffing case against the bakery.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit clarified a 2007 remand order and vacated the lower court’s connected judgment, enabling the plaintiffs to file an amended complaint and pursue preempted state law claims for unpaid wages under...
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